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New Concerns Raised Over Government BPA Review

10:05 AM MDT | July 11, 2007 | Kara Sissell

The Environmental Working Group (EWG; Washington) has raised concerns about changes to the National Institute for Environmental Health Services’ (NIEHS; Research Triangle Park, NC) reproductive toxicity review of bisphenol A (BPA), saying the government’s revised risk assessment has applied inconsistent and contradictory scientific principles. Under scrutiny: Examining effects from bottles. The new concerns come after the government dismissed its BPA risk assessment contractor, Sciences International (SI; Alexandria, VA), after EWG complained of a...

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